Aastha did her undergraduate in Home Science, from Lady Irwin College, following it up with a course in Textile Design from Pearl Academy of Fashion. In her first job, she designed prints and weaves for an international swimwear client using PC weave. After working at a couple of other design houses, she transitioned into a freelance designer working on floor coverings, home furnishings and accessories. She began teaching five years ago and works as a visiting faculty at Pearl. She has taught courses on Print Design, Weave design, CAD and Design Contextualization.